On December 7 of this year, 2010, Glasgow-based artist Susan Philipsz won the Turner Prize for her work "Lowlands." It was the first time ever that a work of sound -- a sound installation, or piece of sound art -- had won the award. That same day, barely three hours later, art critic Richard Dorment of the Telegraph wrote, "I loathe the kind of think-me sensitive tuneless stuff Ms Philipsz sings." He wrote a lot more, mauling an adventurous and long-running series on BBC... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: sound art, installation, susan philipsz, turner prize, disquiet.com, marc weidenbaum
Our Lives in the Bush of Disquiet A dozen remixes (2006) of Brian Eno and David Byrne's My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (1981) 1. "Help Me Help Me" - AllThatFall 2. "If You Make Your Bed in Heaven" - Roddy Schrock 3. "Leftover Secrets to Tell" - Pocka 4. "Secret Life Remix" - Stephane Leonard 5. "The Black Isle (Byrne/Eno Remix)" - (dj) morsanek 6. "Hit Me Somebody (Help Me Somebody Remix)" - MrBiggs 7. "Being and Nothingness (A... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: brian eno, david byrne, ambient, remix, copyleft, disquiet.com
A non-verbal response to the article "The Freeloaders" by Megan McArdle from the May 2010 issue of The Atlantic, based on its accompanying editorial illustration by Jeremy Traum. Topics: copyleft, homage, tribute, experimental, avant-garde, graphic score, ambient, electronic, collage,...
What does it take to invent your own instrument? And when you do design your own instruments, does that change how you write music? These are just some of the questions discussed during the "Making Instruments, Making Music" panel held in San Mateo, California, on Sunday, April 23, 2006, at 11am at the first Maker Faire. Three musician-inventors discussed their work: Krystyna Bobrowski, Chachi Jones (born Donald Bell) and univac (aka Tom Koch), as moderated by Marc Weidenbaum (more... Topics: ambient, circuit-bent, electronic, electronica, maker, make, disquiet.com Source: soundboard